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S&P 500 Stocks With Biggest Gap Between Market Price, Estimate

The following table shows the companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index with the biggest gaps between their stock price and analysts’ average price estimates as of Oct. 8.

The average estimate is based on data compiled by Bloomberg and reflects forecasts for the next 12 months, a period that varies among brokerage firms. Only companies that have at least four analyst target prices are included.

Positive Gap Percentage
                                    # of     Last   Average    1 Year
Tkr   Company Name          Gap%   Analyst  Price    Target   %Return
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MU    MICRON TECH           57.1     19      7.49     11.77    -13.50
LSI   LSI CORP              54.2     10      4.50      6.94    -20.07
EK    EASTMAN KODAK         53.7      4      4.23      6.50     -7.32
IP    INTL PAPER CO         52.8     11     22.25     34.00      1.86
THC   TENET HEALTHCAR       52.2     12      4.39      6.68    -22.05
TER   TERADYNE INC          51.1     10     10.70     16.17     16.11
TSN   TYSON FOODS-A         51.0     10     14.98     22.62     32.46
GCI   GANNETT CO            47.3      6     13.17     19.40     -2.03
BAC   BANK OF AMERICA       46.8     24     13.42     19.71    -23.08
ODP   OFFICE DEPOT IN       44.9     12      4.52      6.55    -35.07
IRM   IRON MOUNTAIN         44.3      5     20.27     29.25    -22.77
SLM   SLM CORP              42.5      7     11.23     16.00     26.69
SWN   SOUTHWESTRN ENG       42.4     19     33.38     47.53    -22.55
RRC   RANGE RESOURCES       42.3     24     36.72     52.26    -26.53
GNW   GENWORTH FINANC       40.6     11     12.59     17.70      1.49
HRB   H&R BLOCK INC         39.0      5     13.67     19.00    -29.04
WMB   WILLIAMS COS IN       38.9      7     19.62     27.25      7.19
RRD   RR DONNELLEY &        38.8      4     17.77     24.67    -12.81
IGT   INTL GAME TECH        38.0     15     14.28     19.70    -30.31
V     VISA INC-CLASS        37.9     24     73.70    101.64      4.53
COG   CABOT OIL & GAS       36.9     15     31.81     43.54    -12.11
MET   METLIFE INC           36.8      9     38.93     53.25      7.87
PNC   PNC FINANCIAL S       36.5     26     53.22     72.67     16.95
FLIR  FLIR SYSTEMS          36.1      7     24.38     33.17     -9.78
QEP   QEP RESOURCES I       35.9      7     30.61     41.60        na
WFC   WELLS FARGO & C       35.1     26     26.13     35.30    -10.52
STT   STATE ST CORP         34.9     17     38.70     52.19    -27.28
JPM   JPMORGAN CHASE        34.2     21     39.61     53.16    -13.10
URBN  URBAN OUTFITTER       34.2     22     31.45     42.20      1.91
LNC   LINCOLN NATL CR       33.8     12     24.40     32.64     -8.85
MSFT  MICROSOFT CORP        32.6     30     24.54     32.54     -0.43
ADBE  ADOBE SYS INC         32.1     19     27.15     35.87    -13.74
EQT   EQT CORP              31.7      9     37.25     49.06    -10.51
SCHW  SCHWAB (CHARLES       31.2     18     14.06     18.44    -25.26
AXP   AMERICAN EXPRES       31.1     14     37.98     49.79     13.28
MS    MORGAN STANLEY        30.5     20     25.07     32.72    -18.99
HRS   HARRIS CORP           30.4      9     43.59     56.86     20.76
HIG   HARTFORD FINL S       30.3     12     23.73     30.91    -17.56
CNX   CONSOL ENERGY         30.1     19     39.57     51.50    -17.73
GME   GAMESTOP CORP-A       29.4     16     20.03     25.91    -24.09
C     CITIGROUP INC         28.6     16      4.16      5.35     -9.91
NWSA  NEWS CORP-A           28.3     14     13.65     17.51     17.16
LLL   L-3 COMM HLDGS        28.3     11     70.40     90.33     -8.07
JBL   JABIL CIRCUIT         28.1     11     14.66     18.78      6.66
USB   US BANCORP            28.1     24     22.31     28.57      1.68
MCK   MCKESSON CORP         28.1     13     60.51     77.50      3.04
MWW   MONSTER WORLDWI       28.0      9     12.76     16.33    -24.74
PRU   PRUDENTL FINL         27.9     11     53.87     68.91      8.27
HPQ   HEWLETT-PACKARD       27.9     25     41.21     52.71    -11.74
SLB   SCHLUMBERGER LT       27.5     26     63.47     80.91      4.70
CHK   CHESAPEAKE ENER       27.5     21     22.80     29.06    -17.47

Negative Gap Percentage
                                    # of     Last   Average    1 Year
Tkr   Company Name          Gap%   Analyst  Price    Target   %Return
=====================================================================
JCP   J.C. PENNEY CO       -16.6     11     33.09     27.60     -6.67
SHLD  SEARS HOLDINGS       -13.3      5     71.72     62.20      4.92
AEE   AMEREN CORP          -12.1      4     29.00     25.50     22.72
MFE   MCAFEE INC            -8.0     16     47.15     43.40      6.77
HCP   HCP INC               -6.8      7     36.29     33.83     38.24
CINF  CINCINNATI FIN        -6.2      4     29.33     27.50     20.52
BMY   BRISTOL-MYER SQ       -5.9     12     27.21     25.61     28.41
FO    FORTUNE BRANDS        -5.4      6     56.01     53.00     26.81
VTR   VENTAS INC            -4.5      7     53.71     51.29     48.93
KIM   KIMCO REALTY          -4.5     12     16.81     16.05     43.81
GENZ  GENZYME CORP          -4.3     10     72.66     69.56     28.69
LLY   ELI LILLY & CO        -4.3     11     37.16     35.57     18.32
PCAR  PACCAR INC            -3.9     17     49.63     47.69     36.61
CHRW  CH ROBINSON           -3.8     14     71.06     68.35     25.77
KMX   CARMAX INC            -3.6      9     29.45     28.38     37.78
POM   PEPCO HOLDINGS        -3.6      7     19.04     18.35     36.32
STZ   CONSTELLATION-A       -3.4      4     18.63     18.00     16.19
NOVL  NOVELL INC            -3.3      5      6.00      5.80     30.89
PGN   PROGRESS ENERGY       -3.2     15     44.28     42.85     27.00
BIIB  BIOGEN IDEC INC       -3.1     12     57.67     55.87     16.41
ARG   AIRGAS INC            -3.1      6     67.80     65.70     44.92
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUN       -2.9      9      8.34      8.09     26.68
VNO   VORNADO RLTY TS       -2.9      9     86.80     84.25     46.30
NTAP  NETAPP INC            -2.5     21     47.79     46.58     82.60
CTL   CENTURYLINK INC       -2.5      6     39.30     38.33     31.94
D     DOMINION RES/VA       -2.4     11     44.47     43.39     36.71
AZO   AUTOZONE INC          -2.3     14    232.84    227.55     58.28
STI   SUNTRUST BANKS        -2.3     19     26.97     26.36     20.72
HRL   HORMEL FOODS CR       -2.2      9     45.38     44.38     30.48
HCN   HEALTH CARE REI       -2.2      7     48.57     47.50     22.43
HSY   HERSHEY CO/THE        -2.0     10     48.28     47.33     25.27
BF/B  BROWN-FORMAN -B       -1.9      6     61.15     60.00     28.49
AIV   APARTMENT INVES       -1.6     11     22.42     22.06     57.76
DISCA DISCOVERY COMM-       -1.4     10     43.29     42.70     45.07
NI    NISOURCE INC          -1.3      7     17.63     17.40     36.21
AMZN  AMAZON.COM INC        -1.2     20    154.88    152.97     66.30
SO    SOUTHERN CO           -1.2     12     37.56     37.10     25.20
AKAM  AKAMAI TECHNOLO       -1.2     15     45.78     45.25    122.75

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